This week’s Hippo – 10 September 2009

A run, a shave and a party
Wild Rover raises money and celebrates Irish/Scottish culture with Celtic Fest

For the first annual Celtic Fest, Manchester’s Wild Rover takes to the streets with an afternoon-long block party and a couple of big charity events — a “holy trinity” celebrating all things Irish and Scottish. It takes place on Sunday, Sept. 13, which just happens to be about six months away from the biggest day of the Celtic year.

From Rihanna to Reba
Hometown girl finds Heaven on Earth with country

Ashley Alexander has been onstage at the Palace Theatre before, when she was 17. However, it was under much different circumstances than her Thursday, Sept. 10, appearance, opening for country hunk Chuck Wicks.

Weekly Music Roundup

Reggae, Metal-odic music, Great Bay Festival, Red Molly and Disco Biscuits


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